Fire Department

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Sean Grayson

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Sean Grayson is the 8th career Fire Chief to the serve the City of Rialto. Chief Grayson started his fire service career as a Firefighter in 1994. He worked as a Firefighter/ Paramedic, Engineer, Captain and Battalion Chief in the Bay Area of Northern California before coming to the Rialto Fire Department in 2014. In 2015 he was promoted to Division Chief of Operations for the Rialto Fire Department and in 2017 he was promoted to Fire Chief. Chief Grayson has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer (EFO) program and is an internationally designated Chief Fire Officer (CFO) through the Center for Public Safety Excellence Commission on Professional Credentialing

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  • Administration Address:        131 S. Willow Avenue, Rialto, CA 92376
  • Business Phone Number:       909-820-2501
  • Business Fax Number:           909-421-0824
  • Facebook Page:                      www.facebook.com/rialtofiredepartment

Welcome to the webpage for the Rialto Fire Department.

” Dedicated to Excellence, Service with Compassion “.

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Battalion Chief Cory Cisneros

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Cory Cisneros started his Fire Service career in 1995 with San Bernardino County Fire Department then leaving for West Covina Fire Department where He spent the last 17 years prior to coming to Rialto Fire Department.

Cory has worked through various ranks and assignments during his career. Ranging from Firefighter, Firefighter/Paramedic, Fire Captain, Training Officer, Recruit Coordinator, and Senior Instructor. He also is a member of CALFIRE Incident Management Team 5 (Type-1) and holds numerous Overhead/Single Resource qualifications and responds to All-Hazard Incidents throughout the Western United States.

Cory is a graduate of Los Angeles Fire Department Leadership Academy and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science Administration from Waldorf College. He also is a graduate of Crafton Hills Paramedic and Victor Valley College Fire Academy programs. Currently, He is certified as a Fire Officer and Chief Officer through California State Fire Training.

During His Fire Service tenure, Cory has been intimately involved in California Incident Command Certification System Peer Review Committees throughout California and has participated in various curriculum rewrites for the California Fire Service.

Under his current position as Battalion Chief, Cory oversees programs such as Buildings and Grounds, CERT, Personal Protective Equipment, Disaster Preparedness, Fire Explorers, and Grants Management.

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Battalion Chief Brian Park

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Brian Park started his time with the Rialto Fire Department in 1997 as a Crafton Hills College Paramedic student while working at the Barona Fire Department as a firefighter/EMT in San Diego County. He became the first full-time firefighter/paramedic at Barona upon completing the Crafton Paramedic Program, where he also attended their Fire Academy.

Brian was hired as a full time firefighter/paramedic with Rialto in 1999, promoted to the Rank of Fire Captain in 2007 and Battalion Chief in 2012. He has an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and he has completed the requirements for Chief Officer through California State Fire Training. Under his current position of Battalion Chief, Brian oversees programs such as Apparatus, Training, Technical Rescue, Active Shooter, Specialty Equipment, and Fire Investigations.

 

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Battalion Chief, Kevin Collinge

Battalion Chief, Kevin Collinge

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EMS Coordinator, Joe Powell

EMS Coordinator, Joe Powell

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Assistant Fire Marshal Keri Walton

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Kerri began volunteering with the fire department December 2002. In August 2004, Kerri was hired as a full time code enforcement officer in the Rialto Police Department. In March 2005, Kerri returned to the Fire Department as an inspector. In January of 2013, she was  recuited as Assistant Fire Marshal

Duties include: new construction inspections, annual and business license inspections, coordinating plan review, and overseeing the apartment inspection program.

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Our City

The Rialto Fire Department serves the City of Rialto, an urban city with a population of over 100,000, located in San Bernardino County part of Southern California’s Inland Empire. The City encompasses 22 square miles and, in addition to its residential population, includes two major freeways, a large petroleum tank farm, one of California’s largest rail yards, and distribution facilities for several of America’s largest retailers.

Our History

Formed in 1905, the Rialto Fire Department became part of the City of Rialto upon the City’s incorporation on November 17, 1911. Initially formed to provide fire protection and emergency response for an agricultural community of 850 people, the Rialto Fire Department has seen significant changes in meeting the service needs of community.

Our Mission

The mission of the Rialto Fire Department is to enhance the health and well-being of our community through excellence in emergency medical services, fire protection, and risk reduction. We are committed to meet the public’s needs with compassionate service, professionalism, and innovation.

Our Department

The Rialto Fire Department deploys from four fire stations staffed by 24 hours per day by career firefighters and one administrative office. The Rialto Fire Department staffs one battalion chief, three engine companies, one truck company and four paramedic ambulances each day. On-duty personnel also provide staffing for a Hazardous Materials unit and an Urban Search and Rescue unit.


Related Content:

Ambulance Operator Program

Emergency Medical Service

Explorer Program

Community Classes/ Programs

Prevention

Organizational Chart

Real-Time Incident Information

Meet Our New Employees

  Strategic Plan 2016-2020


Find your local fire station:

  • Fire Station 201:         131 S. Willow Avenue
  • Fire Station 202:         1700 N. Riverside Avenue
  • Fire Station 203:         1550 N. Ayala Drive
  • Fire Station 204:         3288 N. Alder Avenue

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